Wayne County Historical Society

Wayne County Family History/Craft Fair
13 July 2013

The annual Wayne County History and Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 9 A.M. until 3 P.M. at the Wayne County High School in Waynesboro, Tennessee.

Genealogy workshops will be available for those attending. Betty Peacock will offer a beginner class at 9 A.M. and an advanced class at 1 P.M. David and Martha Montgomery will offer classes in “How to Read Unreadable Headstones” and “Enumerating Cemeteries.” They will begin at about 11 A.M.

The Wayne County Historian’s Office in the Courthouse will be open until 1 P.M. with a representative of the office present to help with inquiries. Also, the Wayne County Library will stay open until 1 P.M. for anyone seeking to do research.

The Historical Society will also be selling their published books such as Wayne County Family History, Wayne County World War I Veterans, Wayne County World War II Veterans, Wayne County Korean Veterans, Wayne County Bible Records, Wayne County Vietnam Veterans, Wayne County Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Other Wars. New things for sale this year will be Wayne County War Between The States Veterans book and 2-CD Set of "The Historian" Journals from 1988-2010 for $20.

This year will be the sixth anniversary for the fair to include local crafts people and artisans displaying their handwork and methods used in making them. For more information about the crafts session, contact Shirley Bailey, (931)724-4428.

Local Wayne County non-profit organizations will provide delicious goodies available for sale throughout the day.

The public is invited to attend this annual event.

If you would like to display your family information and share it with others contact Bob Rains, Wayne County Historian, at 105 E. Songer St., Waynesboro, Tennessee 38485; rainsr@tds.net; 931-722-5016 or 5621.

We have a hotel in Waynesboro. Please contact the Hurricane Inn at 550 Hwy 64 East, Waynesboro, Tennessee at 931-722-5579 to make reservations for your stay during the fair.


Wayne County Historical Society, P.O. Box 866, Waynesboro, TN 38485.

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